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UM Named to National Colleges of Distinction List for Ninth-Consecutive Year

For the ninth consecutive year, the University of Montevallo has been named to the prestigious national Colleges of Distinction list, remaining one of only two public higher education institutions in the state to achieve the honor.

UM also received program-specific recognition for the Stephens College of Business and the College of Education & Human Development, and was awarded for its efforts to prepare students for their careers after graduation.

Learn more about the recognitions.

NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

CARES Act Student Information

Due to the disruption caused by COVID-19 this spring, you may be eligible to receive grant funding from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

Below are the criteria for receiving funding through the CARES Act:

  1. You must have been taking in-class courses at the University of Montevallo as of March 16, 2020.
  2. You must have filled out a 2019-2020 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and be eligible to participate in financial aid programs under Section 484 in Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965. An email will be sent to all eligible students on or before June 1.
  3. The funds can be used to offset expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to COVID-19, including housing, meals and other necessary resources.
  4. The amount of each grant award will vary based on your Title IV financial aid status. This money is a grant, and does not have to be repaid.
  5. International students, who are not U.S. citizens, are not eligible because they cannot apply for federal Title IV financial aid.

Student Highlights

The Great Lakes Valley Conference has selected UM lacrosse player Justin Greene as an honoree for the James R. Spalding Sportsmanship Award. The junior from Stamford, Connecticut, is one of nine student-athletes in men’s lacrosse who will be recognized as honorees for the award. The representative honorees were chosen by their respective coaches to have distinguished themselves through sportsmanship and ethical behavior this season. These individuals must also be in good academic standing and have demonstrated good citizenship outside of the sports-competition setting.

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